It takes a community to raise a ... forest?

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Left photo: Instructor Harry Holmquist and students Zack Taylor, Kody Milanese and Taylor Makowe stand in front of a burn pile in the Logan Lake community forest. Right photo: Forest manager Don Brown stands near young trees in a part of the community forest that is riddled with dead pine beetle trees (Josh Pagé/CBC).
The provincial government is in the middle of trying to find a better way to do forestry.

Mountain pine beetle killed so much of our forests, that we will have a big tree deficit once pine beetle trees can't be harvested.

Associate producer Josh Pagé joins Shelley Joyce in studio with a story about how Logan Lake thinks it has part of the answer to the province's timber problems.

The story starts with Logan Lake's community forest manager inspecting a tree killed by the mountain pine beetle.

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